In the Spotlight and History Galleries, Explore the female form with Mexican-born, Napa Valley painter and sculptor Oscar Aguilar Olea. Aguilar Olea is an expressionist figurative painter, sculptor, and print maker from Guanajuato, Mexico. His signature techniques include using different types of egg tempera paints, painting on oversized burlap canvas, and using paints and charcoals made by the artist from organic materials grown here in the Napa Valley.
In a companion exhibition: The Artist’s Studio, visit a recreated artist studio to learn the techniques and materials used in the artistic process. Art instruction including life drawing and painting classes will be available.